Case Study: Technical Maintenance Manager

Passive Candidate Search Delivers Savvy Maintenance Manager

Career Transitions identifies a candidate excited about taking the company into their next chapter!

Case Study Technical Manufacturing Maintenance Manager

    • Position: Maintenance Manager
    • Client: A large, highly technical manufacturer in southwestern Michigan
    • Issue: Joining a long-tenured staff, this position required a niche-specific skill set and management experience.
    • Solution: Our Client needed to find a replacement for a Maintenance Manager at a large manufacturing operation. This organization is very high on long tenured staff, so it was very important to find someone who is not only technical savvy, having a solid background in a variety of mechanical equipment and electro-mechanical vision systems, but needed someone with a strong servant leadership background with demonstrated history of aligns both the mechanical and electrical groups.

Career Transitions, through a passive candidate strategy, isolated possible candidates within a 30-mile commute and contacted those qualified to discuss the company, culture and what their philosophy was on people.

In the end, we convinced the right candidate to leave their current role and come over to our client and use their breadth and depth of experience and sound leadership qualities to lead and grow a team of skilled trades professionals.

The emphasis for this project was to find the right candidate with a deep passion to grow a team and raise the bar of excellence with respect to predictive and preventative maintenance.

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